Falkland Islands

February 2010

Falkland Islands were a positive surprise to us. The landscape reminds us at Iceland, the weather was quite nice without wind and rain. Only 3000 inhabitants live in British influenced capital Port Stanley. Penguins are the highlights of the islands.

The native inhabitants of Falkland Islands

Alexandra went on a nature trek to Gipsy Cove

Magellan penguins

King penguins

Penguin colonny at the beach of Yorke Bay

New born penguins don't have water-proof feathers and stay on land

The most beautiful penguins are Gentoo at Bluff Cove

One of many ship wrecks near Port Stanley

Highlight of Port Stanley is the Government House